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Mar 13, 2017 4:00 PM

Hudson graduate honored for tennis

Hudson graduate Dominic Polifrone is named Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week.

Winter sport Pioneers honored at awards banquet
Mar 12, 2017 12:01 AM

Winter sport Pioneers honored at awards banquet

Western Reserve Academy recently had its awards banquet for its winter sports season. Nicholas Harris and Matthew Lovre, who are members of the Pioneers' riflery team, received Gold Medals for their accomplishments. The Gold Medal is Reserve's highest honor for athletics.

HEAT swimmers shine in Geneva
Mar 12, 2017 12:01 AM

HEAT swimmers shine in Geneva

Fifty swimmers from the Hudson Explorers Aquatics Team competed in the Mark J. Braun Fall Classic Nov. 18 to 20 at the Spire Institute in Geneva.

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Photos of Explorers from state swimming meet
Mar 12, 2017 12:01 AM

Photos of Explorers from state swimming meet

At top, Natalie Gundling swims the 200-yard freestyle during the Division I state meet March 3 at Canton McKinley High School's C.T. Branin Natatorium. Gundling was a three-year state qualifier for the Lady Explorers.

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Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Worth noting

Register forswim program Registration for the Cuyahoga Falls YMCA's long-course swimming program is scheduled for March 15 at The University of Akron's Ocasek Natatorium from 6 to 8 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room and March 28 at the Riverfront YMCA from 6-8 pm.

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Sports News

Trio helpsrugby squad Hudson graduates Katie Klemencic, Emmy Klemencic and Sarah Tomasulo are members of the Notre Dame (South Euclid) College women's rugby team. Notre Dame won four matches before falling to the University of British Columbia at the Las Vegas Invitational March 7.

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Successful season

James Liu, seen here during a match in the winter, and the Hudson boys bowling team finished 7-4 in the Suburban League.

Zips' Isaiah Johnson Named MAC Player of the Year
Mar 8, 2017 2:47 PM

Zips' Isaiah Johnson Named MAC Player of the Year

Cleveland, Ohio – For the second time in program history, an Akron Zips player earned the Mid-American Conference Player of the Year award as senior center Isaiah Johnson (Cincinnati, Ohio) claimed the league's top honor for 2017, the league office announced on Wednesday.

Senior Macy Lori shines on beam to conclude career at HHS
Mar 8, 2017 12:02 AM

Senior Macy Lori shines on beam to conclude career at HHS

When Megan Mertz took the head gymnastics coaching position at Hudson High School, she was determined to track down an old friend. Mertz, who previously was the head gymnastics coach at Mentor High School, wanted to get in touch with Macy Lori as soon as possible.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Hudson Wrestlers' season ends at district
Mar 8, 2017 12:01 AM

Hudson Wrestlers' season ends at district

After the first day of the Division I North Canton Hoover district tournament March 3, Hudson senior 182-pounder Kyle Minor was in perfect position. Having won his first two matches, Minor was sitting in the semifinal and had two chances to earn his first trip to the state tournament.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
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Gymnasts place 4th at state meet
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Gymnasts place 4th at state meet

One by one, the odds seemed to stack up against the Hudson gymnastics team. The Lady Explorers didn't have enough depth. They were inconsistent. They were a total lost cause on vault. And they always seemed to have a critical meltdown in one event.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Boys hoops team falls to Hoban in sectional final
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Boys hoops team falls to Hoban in sectional final

AKRON -- It was old school. It wasn't quite the images portrayed in the 1986 film Hoosiers, but the Hudson boys basketball team's first-ever visit to Archbishop Hoban March 4 in Akron had a nostalgic feel.

By Rob Barrone Correspondent
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Athlete News

Hudson grad shines on the court Hudson graduate Dominic Polifrone, a sophomore on the Baldwin Wallace (Berea) University men's tennis team, earned two wins during the Yellow Jackets' 9-0 victory over Lebanon Valley (Pa.

Hudson grad Ben Gedeon has eyes on NFL career
Mar 5, 2017 12:10 AM

Hudson grad Ben Gedeon has eyes on NFL career

It happens all the time. High school football players born and raised in Ohio opting to play in college at "That School Up North." It can't be easy, what with scarlet blood running through their veins. Ben Gedeon didn't have that problem.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Swimming sensation
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Swimming sensation

Liam Clarke swims the preliminary race of the 100-yard freestyle at the Division I state meet Feb. 24 at Canton McKinley High School's C.T. Branin Natatorium. Clarke finished 14th in the 100 freestyle Feb.

Senior shines brightest late to lead Hudson
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Senior shines brightest late to lead Hudson

HUDSON -- Spencer McClure was perfectly comfortable being out of the limelight. However, when things started to get a little tense, the Hudson boys basketball team needed its senior point guard to take center stage. Did he ever.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Athlete News
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Athlete News

WRA hockey reaches IHSL title game The Western Reserve Academy ice hockey team concluded its season at the Independent School Hockey League Tournament Feb. 25 at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh. The Pioneers, who finished 8-17, lost to Kiski 7-3 in the championship game.

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Sports News

Umpire clinic coming soon An umpire training clinic is planned for March 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ravenna High School. It costs $35 and is open to anyone over the age of 16 (male and female).

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Girls end season on 64-game winning streak
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Girls end season on 64-game winning streak

The Hudson fifth-grade girls travel basketball team extended its winning streak to 64 games after recently winning the 2017 Stow Classic. It was Hudson's ninth championship during its streak.

Hudson wrestlers' season ends at district tournament in North Canton
Mar 4, 2017 11:59 PM

Hudson wrestlers' season ends at district tournament in North Canton

Explorers finish 22nd at Division I district tournament in North Canton.